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I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop and I installed compiz-config in order to organize my workspace.

In compiz-config, choosing general options, the last tab is desktop size. Then there are three options, and the last one propose to change the number of desktops. I would like to have two differents desktops but I can't find how to switch between them.

Is there a shortcut to switch between these two (non-virtual) desktops?

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If you set two workspaces, these shortcuts can be helpful to switch between them: Ctrl+Alt+ and Ctrl+Alt+.

In CompizConfig Settings Manager these shortcuts are set in Deskop Wall plugin, Bindings tab, and you can change them as you wish:

switch between workspaces

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I already know those shortcuts, they allow to switch between two workspaces (or 6 workspaces what I use) but into the same desktop and they don't switch between the two desktops I configure into this tab desktop size, choosing number of desktops: 2. Maybe this parameter doesn't create a second desktop as I imagine. – estelle.chslp Aug 30 '13 at 14:33
@estelle.chslp From my point of view there is no difference between desktop and workspace. – Radu Rădeanu Aug 30 '13 at 14:37
So what this third line 'number of desktops' can add? The two first lines add virtual workspaces and what about this last one? – estelle.chslp Aug 30 '13 at 14:44
@estelle.chslp See What is the Compiz option “Number of Desktops” for? – Radu Rădeanu Aug 30 '13 at 14:45
Ok thanks, sorry, I should search better before asking. – estelle.chslp Aug 30 '13 at 14:49

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